Sinabung vulcano

Stratovolcano 2460 m (8,071 ft)
Sumatra, Indonesia, 3.17°N / 98.39°E
Stato attuale: eruzione (4 di 5)
Last update: 14 May 2021 (Volcanic Ash Advisory)
Sinabung volcano in July 2015
Sinabung volcano in July 2015

Sinabung is a typical stratovolcano in northern Sumatra next to the town of Berastagi.

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Stile eruttivo tipico: Esplosivo
Eruzioni del vulcano Sinabung: 2013-ongoing, 2010

Latest nearby earthquakes

Data / oraMag. / ProfonditàDistanzaUbicazione
Mon, 10 May 2021 (GMT) (1 terremoto)
10 May 2021 00:30:09 GMT
2.2

10 km - Di più
km6.2 km a sud-est da Tongging, Kabupaten Karo, Sumatra Settentrionale, Indonesia

Sfondo

There are no confirmed historic eruptions before the re-awakening in August 2010, but possibly it has had activity in around 1600 and 1881.
It is evident that Sinabung volcano has frequently erupted on its flanks producing lava flows. Sinabung has four overlapping summit craters, where fumaroles have been active, particularly in 1912, but no eruption followed the increase of fumarolic activity then. The 4 summit craters are aligned along a N-S direction. The youngest crater of this andesitic-to-dacitic volcano is at the southern end of the four overlapping summit craters.


See also: Sentinel hub | Landsat 8
Update Wed 22 Jul 16:59
Map of Sinabung volcano with the location of the 3, 4/5 and 7 km exclusion zones
Map of Sinabung volcano with the location of the 3, 4/5 and 7 km exclusion zones
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